ponderous borer

noun

Definition of ponderous borer

: a borer that is the larva of a cerambycid beetle (Ergates spiculatus) and is destructive to felled coniferous trees in the western U.S.

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“Ponderous borer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ponderous%20borer. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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